Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour […]Find out more »
Join us for insightful event with Jabari Asim, who is a critically-acclaimed author of both adult and children books. He'll be in conversation with Linda K. Wertheimer, who is an author, freelance journalist and former education editor of The Boston Globe. Jabari's latest book, We Can’t Breathe, came out in October. In it, he disrupts what Toni […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.